Pandanus dubius

COMMON NAME

Large leaf Screw Pine

TYPE

Tree

FAMILY

Pandanaceae

NOTES

Fantastic strap shaped leaves of deep green create a canopy atop towering trunks with finger like lower roots reaching outward for stability. Pandanus fruit emerges as a round ball fruit much like a decoration hanging from the tree slowly changing from green to orange as it ripens.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Indian Ocean - Andaman and Nicobar Islands, to Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea to the Pacific Islands

NATIVE HABITAT

Limestone outcroppings. Rocky and sandy shores. In thickets or forests along the seashore.

WEB SOURCES

tropical.theferns.info

eattheweeds.com



Pandanus dubius